Articles by Year: La Folia, 2006.

’Philespeak

At about mid-century, high fidelity entered the marketplace at a brisk trot.

’Philespeak

At about mid-century, high fidelity entered the marketplace at a brisk trot.

EA Bucket 4.

Of fictitious composers, Gustav Aschenbach may well be the most famous. There are others, of course, but can you name one who appears in a crime novel?

EA Bucket 4.

Of fictitious composers, Gustav Aschenbach may well be the most famous. There are others, of course, but can you name one who appears in a crime novel?

You There! Yes, You! Why Are You an Audiophile?

As for challenging sensibilities with brash provocations — musical modernism’s once-vibrant subtext — Feldman’s subversions take the least assaultive route.

You There! Yes, You! Why Are You an Audiophile?

As for challenging sensibilities with brash provocations — musical modernism’s once-vibrant subtext — Feldman’s subversions take the least assaultive route.

In Iceland

Last week it was the streets of Reykjavik, Iceland. I was there for a Mozart’s-birthday concert.

In Iceland

Last week it was the streets of Reykjavik, Iceland. I was there for a Mozart’s-birthday concert.

Fresh and Canned

Wozzeck may be this season’s biggest surprise at The Metropolitan Opera.

Fresh and Canned

Wozzeck may be this season’s biggest surprise at The Metropolitan Opera.

Mostly Symphonies 2.

With tour experience the proving ground, Fischer bucks convention, placing the Andante before the Scherzo.

Mostly Symphonies 2.

With tour experience the proving ground, Fischer bucks convention, placing the Andante before the Scherzo.

W.A. Mozart’s Rondo for Piano, KV 511

The opening melody ascends chromatically in A minor, soon falling to two-note slurs reminiscent of raindrops on a tea-house roof.

W.A. Mozart’s Rondo for Piano, KV 511

The opening melody ascends chromatically in A minor, soon falling to two-note slurs reminiscent of raindrops on a tea-house roof.

Romantic, Impressionist, Complexist: Bruckner, Griffes, Ferneyhough

His Fourth Symphony, noted especially for its distinctive hunting-call scherzo, is probably Bruckner’s most famous score.

Romantic, Impressionist, Complexist: Bruckner, Griffes, Ferneyhough

His Fourth Symphony, noted especially for its distinctive hunting-call scherzo, is probably Bruckner’s most famous score.